Brian Cantrell, executive chef at A Fish Called Avalon, has introduced 11 new dishes to the Ocean Drive seafooder's menu. Among them: blue crab bisque, sauteed Key West yellowtail snapper, pan roasted Florida grouper, grilled Florida spiny lobster tail, and some prime and dry aged steaks. Dishes will range from $16 to $42. [EaterWire]
Blue Crab Bisque
Infused with fennel, celery root and a cauliflower puree and crowned with an aged-Vermont cheddar crisp.
Calamari Fritto Misto
A mixture of calamari, rock shrimp and bay scallops, tossed with shaved fennel, onion and lemon served with a chili-citrus aioli.
Set atop a quinoa primavera salad drizzled with a golden mango-barbeque sauce.
Sautéed Key West Yellowtail Snapper paired with grilled asparagus, dusted with toasted macadamias topped with a tropical fruit salsa.
Pan-Roasted Florida Grouper resting on an aparagus-bacon succotash served with a king crab remoulade.
Organic Free-Range Chicken served with house made gnocchi, steamed asparagus in a truffled marsala sauce.
Grilled Vegetable Fettucini tossed with zucchini, asparagus, red pepper and spinach in a roasted garlic, tomato-basil sauce.
Grilled Florida Spiny Lobster Tail with an avocado cream, slices of grapefruit and orange, sprinkled with a pistachio dust dressed in a spicy citrus marinade.
Prime- and Dry-Aged Steaks
12 oz. New York Strip paired with grilled jumbo asparagus served with house-made Béarnaise sauce.
10 oz. Center-Cut Filet Mignon Rossini topped with a truffled-foie gras pâté and paired with whipped potatoes served with a Bordelaise dipping sauce.
16 oz. Bone-In “Cowboy” Rib-eye set atop a shiitake mushroom ragout served with house-made steak sauce.